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Saint Lucia Set for More Cruise Calls

 Saint Lucia’s relaunched cruise sector is set for a host of new calls this summer.  This week, that included calls by Celebrity Summit and Windstar Breeze, both of which berthed at Port Castries.  Saint Lucia officially reopened its borders to …

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Saint Lucia Set for First Cruise Ship Call Since Pandemic Began

 Saint Lucia is set for the return of cruise tourism to the island this week.  Celebrity Millennium will call on Port Castries on June 29, marking the beginning of the gradual reintroduction of cruise tourism to Saint Lucia.  Celerity Millennium …

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Saint Lucia’s Iconic Castries Market Is Getting a Makeover

 Saint Lucia’s iconic Castries Market has a major new look, thanks to a partial completion of the first phase of its Market Redevelopment Project.  The project, which first began last year, has added a colorful new character to the market, …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Royal Caribbean is planning another major overhaul to one of its ships for Southern Caribbean cruises, the company said this week. Royal is spending $116 million on an “amplification” of its Freedom of the Seas …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Holland America is planning 160 cruises to the wider Caribbean region for the upcoming winter cruise season, Caribbean Journal has learned. The Seattle-based cruise line will sail a range of itineraries from seven to 21 …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Saint Lucia is planning to build a second cruise port on the island, according to Prime Minister Allen Chastanet. The plan for the “southern” cruise port would be near the Hewanorra International Airport in Vieux …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s been a busy holiday cruise season for Port Castries in Saint Lucia. The harbor has seen as much as five ships in port per day since the middle of December, officials told Caribbean Journal. …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff They’re some of the most popular rooms at any resort — and now Sandals is adding even more swim-up suites to its Halcyon Beach Resort in Saint Lucia. Sandals has added new swim-up rooms to …

 Above: a graphic of the quake (USGS graphic) By the Caribbean Journal staff A 4.6-magnitude earthquake caused shaking across St Lucia and Martinique on Thursday, according to the United States Geological Survey. The earthquake struck at around 10:16 AM local …

 By Fabio PittalugaOp-Ed Contributor Today, as CARICOM Heads of Government meet to deliberate in Castries, St Lucia, trying to extricate their nations from the crosshairs of the deepest recession since the Community’s 1973 formation by the Treaty of Chaguaramas, the …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The Saint Lucian police force will soon add a CCTV camera system to its arsenal, aimed at enhancing their capacity to monitor potential criminal activity on the island. The $3 million project is part of …